[time-nuts] PM6685 GPIB PROM image ?

Lisa Perdue perdue.lisa at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 15:12:34 EDT 2012


Hi Claudio,

I have inquired with the factory if they can provide the PROM. The contents
of that PROM have not changed since 2003 so we should be able to provide
one. They are on holiday today so when I hear something, I will let you
know.

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 4:18 AM, Claudio <claudio.girardi at virgilio.it>wrote:

> Yes, I'm finishing rebuilding the PM6685 from a couple of part units,
> then I'll try to use the GPIB card as is, but since the service manual
> specifies clearly that the GPIB ROM FW version must match the mainboard
> ROM FW version I do not expect it to work, as the current GPIB ROM is
> clearly marked "9626/80 V1.12C", so it is likely specific for the 6680
> and there is probably a SW check for the correct ROM version at power-
> on.
>
> Regards,
>   Claudio
>
> >----Original Message----
> >From: azelio.
> boriani at screen.it
> >Date: Aug 27, 2012 12:07 AM
> >To: "Discussion of
> precise time and frequency measurement"<time-nuts at febo.com>
> >Subj: Re:
> [time-nuts] PM6685 GPIB PROM image ?
> >
> >First try if it works as it is.
> >
> >On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 11:24 PM, Claudio Girardi <
> >claudio.
> girardi at virgilio.it> wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >> I have a GPIB option card
> (PM9626) from a PM6680 and I would like to use
> >> it in a PM6685.
> >>
> Looking at the service manuals, the only difference between the two
> GPIB
> >> cards for the two counters is the FW PROM, so I'm looking for a
> PM6685 GPIB
> >> PROM image or anybody with a PM6685 that could help with
> this.
> >>
> >> Thanks!,
> >>   Claudio
>
>
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